Conceived by Scott Griffin and Three Day Hangover (David Hudson, Lori Wolter Hudson and Beth Gardiner) and produced by Griffin, the limited engagement will continue through June 8.
Here's how the show is billed: "For over four-hundred years, the Drunk Shakespeare Society has been meeting and drinking. And drinking, and doing Drunk Shakespeare. A self-proclaimed 'drinking club with a Shakespeare problem,' the membership invites audiences to join them for a meeting in their society lounge. The evening begins with one actor drinking more than a sophisticated amount of alcohol before attempting to lead the cast through a Shakespeare story in sixty minutes. The results are messy, outrageous, and the evening devolves into debauchery."
Drunk Shakespeare will be performed nightly by a rotating company of actors, which includes Lucas Calhoun, Kristin Friedlander, Phil Gillen, Kate Gunther, Josh Hyman, Whit Leyenberger, Christina Liu, Lindsey Hope Pearlman, Louis Sallan and Damiyr Shuford.
Other members of the creative team include Maddie Bucci (set design), Caitlin Cisek (costume design) and Gordon Hamilton (composer).
Quinn's Bar Upstairs is located at 356 West 44th Street (2nd Floor). For tickets and more information, visit DrunkShakespeare.com